Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Have the time of your life.

  • Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
  • Release Date: 1987-08-21
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 3173 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Great American Films Limited Partnership
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer—and unexpectedly falling in love.

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  • Jennifer Grey

    as Frances "Baby" Houseman
  • Patrick Swayze

    as Johnny Castle
  • Jerry Orbach

    as Dr. Jake Houseman
  • Cynthia Rhodes

    as Penny Johnson
  • Jack Weston

    as Max Kellerman
  • Jane Brucker

    as Lisa Houseman
  • Kelly Bishop

    as Marjorie Houseman
  • Lonny Price

    as Neil Kellerman
  • Max Cantor

    as Robbie Gould
  • Charles 'Honi' Coles

    as Tito Suarez
  • Neal Jones

    as Billy Kostecki
  • Cousin Brucie Morrow

    as Magician
  • Wayne Knight

    as Stan
  • Paula Trueman

    as Mrs. Schumacher
  • Alvin Myerovich

    as Mr. Schumacher
  • Miranda Garrison

    as Vivian Pressman
  • Garry Goodrow

    as Moe Pressman
  • Antone Pagan

    as Staff Kid
  • Thomas Cannold

    as Bus Boy
  • Heather Lea Gerdes

    as Dirty Dancer
  • Jesus Fuentes

    as Dirty Dancer
  • M.R. Fletcher

    as Dirty Dancer
  • Karen Getz

    as Dirty Dancer
  • Andrew Charles Koch

    as Dirty Dancer
  • D.A. Pauley

    as Dirty Dancer
  • Jennifer Stahl

    as Dirty Dancer
  • Dorian Sanchez

    as Dirty Dancer
Directing Emile Ardolino Director
Production Linda Gottlieb Producer
Sound John Morris Original Music Composer
Camera Jeffrey Jur Director of Photography
Editing Peter C. Frank Editor
Costume & Make-Up Hilary Rosenfeld Costume Design
Production Mitchell Cannold Executive Producer
Production Bonnie Timmermann Casting
Art Mark Haack Art Direction
Art Clay A. Griffith Set Decoration
Production Steven Reuther Executive Producer
Art David Chapman Production Design
Writing Eleanor Bergstein Writer
Crew Kenny Ortega Choreographer
Art Kevin Lee Allen Assistant Art Director
Art Tommy Allen Assistant Art Director
Art Bill Ballou Construction Coordinator
Sound Joseph S. DeBeasi Music Editor
Sound Danny Goldberg Music Supervisor
Sound Michael Lloyd Music Supervisor
Sound Michael DiCosimo Dolby Consultant
Sound Mark Rathaus Sound Editor
Sound Dan Sable Supervising Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Fríða Aradóttir Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Marlies Vallant Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up David Forrest Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Gilbert La Chapelle Makeup Artist
Lighting Michael F. Barrow Gaffer
Camera Ted Churchill Steadicam Operator
Camera David Knox Steadicam Operator
Camera Randy Nolen Steadicam Operator
Camera Adger W. Cowans Still Photographer
Camera Robert L. Blatman First Assistant Camera
Crew Jim Lovelett Stunt Coordinator
Production Eleanor Bergstein Co-Producer
Camera Tom Barrett Grip
Sound Douglas Axtell Sound Recordist
Sound George Baetz Sound Recordist
Directing Marilyn Bailey Script Supervisor